India star bowler Umesh Yadav has been allegedly duped by his friend-turned-manager below the pretext of buying a plot within the former’s identify in Nagpur metropolis of Maharashtra, police mentioned on Saturday. Yadav fell sufferer to an quantity price Rs 44 lakh.
A police official mentioned a case was registered in opposition to Shailesh Thakre for dishonest on a criticism lodged by Yadav, a resident of Nagpur. Thakre (37) is a resident of Koradi and a pal of Yadav. Nonetheless, no arrest has been made but.
After Yadav was chosen as a member of the Indian cricket group, he appointed his pal Thakre as his supervisor on July 15, 2014, because the latter was unemployed, the official mentioned quoting the First Data Report (FIR).
“Thakre gained the belief of Yadav over time. He began dealing with all of the monetary affairs of Umesh Yadav. He used to deal with Yadav’s checking account, revenue tax and different monetary duties,” he mentioned. The official mentioned Yadav was on the lookout for land for purchasing in Nagpur and requested Thakre.
“Thakre situated a plot in a barren space. He advised Yadav he would get it for Rs 44 lakh. Yadav deposited Rs 44 lakh in Thakre’s checking account. Nonetheless, Thakre bought the plot in his identify,” he mentioned.
When Yadav learnt concerning the fraud, he requested Thakre to switch the plot in his identify however the latter refused to oblige. He additionally refused to return the cash, the official mentioned.
“Yadav lodged a criticism with police in Koradi, following which a case was registered below sections 406 (Punishment for prison breach of belief) and 420 (Dishonest and thereby dishonestly inducing supply of property) of the Indian Penal Code,” the official added.